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their memorial yesterday. peggy fox was also there along with tom hanks and steven spielberg. >> i saw some of them with wet eyes and it made my eyes wet. what can i tell you? that's exact exactly how it felt. >> reporter: steven spielberg got emotional as he food stood in front of the memorial today. he and tom hanks who produced band of brothers about a company of paratroopers fighting in the european theater have come out with a series about the war in this pacific. his father and sunkle fought in the pacific and urged him to tell the story. >> the war ended in europe but not with subpoena and we were losing tens of thousands of boys, you know, every couple of months and it was just a war that was accelerating not decelerating. >> as late as july of 1945, nobody on the planet earth knew how much longer that this horrible death was going to go on. it was a huge big question mark. >> since the memorial was dedicated in 2004, the honor flight medic has been bringing vets to the memorial. edward served on the uss helena in pear harbor. >> planes attacking, break out service ammunition. this
with a driver firing a semi-automatic weapon. peggy fox joins us live in woodbridge with the latest. peg. >> lesli, imagine you're driving in i-95 traffic. you see a guy pull over, get out of his car, and start firing. that's what happened yesterday. and to make things worse, 25- year-old gabriel fired his handgun with his two-year-old daughter sitting there in his jaguar. police say he fired 13 rounds at a dump truck driven by 44- year-old james bringom. the truck hit the jaguar and the road rage escalated. >> the guy in the jaguar may have been an idiot. you don't do that with kids in the car. >> 13 rounds in traffic at a moving vehicle, the fact that nobody was struck, no houses, no vehicles, is crazy. >> now his charges include attempted homicide and child endangerment. the dump truck driver is charged with reckless driving, he may face more charges. we do know that he hit the other car, what we don't know is whether or not that was intentional. reporting live in woodbridge, peggy fox, 9news now. >> all right, delaware pediatrician accused of molesting at least 100 of his young
-on explosives training makes them better soldiers. in staff ford county peggy fox it 9 news now. >> the explosive training is expected to continue through friday. >>> still to come, political pawns. local folks waiting for unemployment benefits talk about this week's holdup on capitol hill. plus, we'll return with your full forecast. keep it right here. with fios you have instant access to news, traffic and weather without changing the channel. i will be ready for whatever the day throws at me. uh, looks like torrential rain, bumper to bumper traffic and some kind of weird smell downtown. i will be working from home today. my sister's coming. i can make it. i'm sure she's lovely. [ male announcer ] instant weather and traffic without changing the channel and 2 times more very satisfied customers than cox. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. >>> take a look at this. this is students lining up waiting to get into tonight's duke maryland game. some of these kids have been out there since 7:00 this morning. rivals are vying for acc title.
over the newly-approved state budget. as peggy fox reports it deeply cuts health care services for disabled and public education. they are worry about borrowing from the plan. future employees will be asked to contribute more to their retirement and retire later. >> we are surrounded by a lot of influ wential business and corporations. when teachers can't compete financially, it's disheartening. >> reporter: they are not ge getting pay raises and will have to take a furlough day. >> raising three children in one of the most expenses places in the country is very challenging on a teacher's salary and the legislature needs to look at the big picture and how does this affect the people who are preparing the leaders of tomorrow. you can't prepare leaders with mediocrity. >> there are a lot of people looking for work and people who have it are happy to have it. >> reporter: the current employees will get what they are owed but still people are worried but lawmakers say if they hasn't decided to limit the contributions to the retirement system it would have meant more budget cuts and
have been much worse. but as peggy fox reports tonight, some say they balanced the budget on the back to the state employees. >> state employees and teacherrers buy into virginia's retirement plan are worried about the legislatures decision to borrow from the plan. to a tune of $620 million. future employees will be asked to contribute more to their retirement and to retire later. >> we are surrounded by a lot of very influential businessbusinesses corporations when teachers cannot compete financially, it's disheartening. >> they are also not getting pay raises and will need to take a furlough day. >> raising three children in one of the most expensive places in the country is very challenging on a teacher's salary. and i think that the legislature, they need to look at the big picture in how this affects the actual people who are preparing the leaders for tomorrow. you know, you can't prepare the leaders with that. >> there are a lot of unemployed people looking for work. people that do have work, they are pretty happy to have it. >> reporter: they say that the retirement system is s
loads of help. peggy fox is live in old town to explain what they are doing there. >> i'm on the corner of king and lee streets. you can see behind me hundreds of sandbags. these are for the residents and business owners here in alexandria. they want to take them and protect their property for potential flooding and also city crews have been out clearing storm drains. in alexandria, transportation crews spent the day clearing out storm sewers. much of the trash is in the basins. this siphons it out. >> a lot of bottles. they will find just an assortment of debris. >> reporter: garage and sticks can clog drains, especially older ones that have smaller pipes like this one. with heavy rain, a clogged sewer means flooded streets. >> we get to the catch base and throw it out and find out the cause. sometimes something will drop in like a hub cap. >> reporter: city officials are taking the flood watch seriously. >> it is a concern when we have high tide just after 5:00 and we have windy conditions and then we have drainage coming from the head waters in pennsylvania an west virginia. >> repor
commuters. peggy fox is joining us to tell how metro handled the situation. >> reporter: you may know the pentagon is the world's largest office building, not only that but the pentagon metro station is a major transfer hub. so you can imagine when it shut down what a nightmare it creates creates. many of the 23,000 people who work at the pentagon couldn't get there as quickly as usual this morning. though, metro tried to make it easy. >> which one? there are so many. >> reporter: metro trains still ran through the pentagon stop but the station itself was closed so metro lined up shuttle buses at the pentagon city metro stop. from there pentagon workers could hoof it or take the shuttle. >> we had a plan in place. set up a bus bridge and got the word out to everyone. and it's been going very smooth. >> it seems well organized. i have been waiting a couple of minutes but there's a lot of shuttles and stuff so they are doing a good job. >> reporter: the pentagon is more than just a destination but a transfer point for thousands of people. every day 18,000 people use metro rail at the pe
the intersection of university boulevard and veersmill road. peggy fox joins us with more on the cleanup efforts. peg. >> the water has been turned off. the repairs are underway and the eastbound lanes of university boulevard has been reopened. earlier today, you almost needed a boat to cross the street. >> looked like a river. that's what it looked like. looked like a big flood. i don't know what to say. it's a lot of water. looked like something is wrong. >> certainly not normal to have a river flowing down university boulevard. a construction crew accidentally broke a 20-inch water main under the median. the break sent hundreds of gallons of water pouring out for hours. forcing them to close university boulevard. pizza is losing a lot of business today. >> i'm glad it's not coming to my building. you know, it's a lake in front of my restaurant. >> construction has been replacing aging storm structures made of brick with concrete ones. the project engineers says they didn't know the water main was there because they weren't told about it and it wasn't marked. >> i guess spoken to the for
. it happened after an altercation between the driver of a jaguar and the driver of a dump truck. peggy fox is live with the latest. >> we know this driving continued for a mile on i-95 south. at wasn't point, the road rage escalated until one of the drivers stopped his vehicle, got out, and started shooting. >> you don't do that with your kids in the car. >> what police say, 25-year- old gabriel did was pull a loaded semi-automatic handgun out and start firing on i-95 south in woodbridge, just after 4:00 p.m. his two-year-old daughter watched it all from the car. >> it really shows you when you are angry, how you can lose control of your emotions and you can just forget your surroundings, i think for a minute. >> police say he was firing at this dump truck driven by 44- year-old james bring m, also of woodbridge. police say he was coming from route 123, merging into heavy traffic when he encountered the jaguar. the two began engaging in road rage. the dump truck hitting the jag two times. >> crashes happen all the time. it wasn't intentional, was it intentional? that can certainly me
this weekend. hundreds of world war ii veterans visited their memorial on wednesday. peggy fox was there alongside tom hanks. >> it made my eyes wet. what can i tell you? that is how it felt. >> reporter: steven spielberg got emotional as he stood in front of 250 veterans at the world war ii memorial today. he and tom hanks who produced the hbo 2001 mini series about a company of paratroopers fighting in the european theater came out with a mini series about the war in the pacific. spielberg's father and uncle fought in the pacific and urged him to tell the story. >> it did not end with japan and we were losing tefrn r. tens of thousands of boys. it was a war accelerating not decelerating. >> as late as july of 1945 nobody on the planet earth knew how much longer that this horrible death conflagration was going to go on. it was a huge big question. >> the memorial is dedicated in 2004. the honor flight network has been bringing veterans here to see their memorials. today's 250 vets all fought in the conflict. this man fought in pearl harbor. >> planes attacking, break out servi
most by dermatologists. >>> good evening i'm peggy fox. here are some of the story wes following for you today. president obama is taking the fight for health care reform to the nation's heartland. speaking in st. charles, missouri this afternoon at a high school. it. >>> federal investigators are looking into the a toyota prius that sped out of control on a freeway on monday. toyota and officials want to interview the driver. james sikes says the car went out of control and reaches 94 miles an hour before the police officers could stop it. >>> a job that would provide additional benefits for the unemployment for more than -- for the unemployed for more than 8 months has reached another milestone. >>> to it will be okay today, and then hinge -- then things are going down. flooding friday and saturday. and in the mountains, the snow pack could be a bigger concern. this morning the weather graphic, light sprinkles trying to push through. not reaching the ground. you to go back to ohio and kentucky before you see it reaching the ground. in pennsylvania a little bid of light maryland
government cannot force people to purchase health insurance. peggy fox is live in arlington, where he is speaking. peggy, i understand some people are protesting his appearance for another reason. >> that's right. ken has become a lightning rod on a number of issues. healthcare, global warming, sexual orientation, and that's why they were here today. here at george mason university's law school. it happens to be the alma mater. people here gathered, they were angry over his recent letter to virginia colleges and universities. >> it's rare to see a protest on the campus of george mason university. even more unusual, at its law school. but virginia's attorney general, who is an alumni has struck a nerve here. >> he really is from mason law and it does mean a lot we stand up in front of his own school and say that policy, that attitude is not welcome here. >> they are angry over his letter to virginia's colleges and universities that advises them to remove their policies against dediscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. he says virginia law does not support those policies.
phierson reporting. he said he would be back next year to report a new house for the foundation. i'm peggy fox and now howard bernstein has the forecast. a couple of great days. we are hoping for another
the public to think all of themes providers out here is utilizing those principals. >> reporter: i'm peggy fox in haven't where city officials are making hundreds of sandbags available for resident and business owners to protect their property in case of flooding. >> we have 6,000 on hand but with putting out 500 at a time. so we are asking residents and these. >> reporter: are for residents only of sand to self police themselves and take only what is needed. we are hoping that will be less than ten. >> reporter: the starbucks, one block from the potomac has a stack of sand bags ready, in case. and transportation crews have been out clearing trash and debris from storm drains. >> if they get stopped up, then water obviously will gather in to the intersection. come in and get to the catch basin and draw it out. >> city rain has put creeks and rivers over their banks in north frederick county, maryland. high water at little hunting creek forced a closure of the road. folks in the area know not to take dangerous risks. they are expected to create problem deuce to preexisting conditions. >> th
. richmond, peggy fox, 9 news now. >> andrew goddard is disappointed over measures in virginia that will give gun owners more rights. one allows them to take weapons in to restaurants that serve alcohol. >>> here's a look at the living well headlines. men with erectile dysfunction and heart disease are twice likely to suffer from heart attacks and twice as likely to die than men with cardiovascular disease alone. researchers looked at 1500 men receiving treatment for heart disease. they say it shows that men treating treatment for erectile dysfunction should get a physical to look for heart problems. >>> important advice for 2 million americans who took qume din. they found if patients get a gene test doctors can adjust their qume din dose for the safest amount. it is one of the most dangerous prescription drugs. too much or too little can be life-threatening. >>> for more living well headlines log on to our website at wusa9.com. >>> local college students use capitalism as a means to raise money for those in need. >>> and is life in prison for a teenager cruel and unusual? we will look at bo
see flooding. parts of the city of alexandria often see flooding and that's where peggy fox is to show us what they are doing to prepare. >> i'm on the corner of king and lee streets where you will find several hundred sandbags. now, the city has 6,000 but they put 500 out here. we have not seen a run on them but the city is not taking any chances. at the bottom of king street is a starbucks. you will see a stack of sandbags outside 0 the door. in inside the starbucks you will find pictures of past floods. many resident remember how hurricane isabel reeked havoc on old town. it is flooded quite a bit as you know. transportation crews have been clearing storm drains and city officials say they are not too worried but are taking it seriously. >> we have windy conditions and then we also have drainage coming down from the head waters in pennsylvania and west virginia. so, it's always a concern. >> reporter: now, the officials from the transportation environmental services department, it is windy here as well. he is advising anyone who owns property, take a look and make sure down spouts a
to put him in a cell where he can't get to nobody or nobody can get to him. >> i'm peggy fox in woodbridge, where a violent road rage incident happened along i-95 south, putting a young father behind bars. 25-year-old gabriel is charged with attempted homicide and child endangerment after yesterday's rush hour incident. police say he and dump truck driver, james began driving aggressively, hitting his jaguar twice. it escalated until he got out of his jaguar and started firing at the truck. his two-year-old daughter sitting right there in his car. >> the dad in the jaguar must have been an idiot, because you don't do that with kids in your car. >> upwards of 13 rounds of traffic in the car, no houses, no vehicles is somewhat crazy. >> police say this is the second homicide in mount vernon in the last week. it happened within a few miles of each other, they are not related, but residents are on edge. police say a woman was shot multiple times in a parked car a around 7:30 this morning in the 8400 block of arindal court. man who does not want to be identified says he was one
plans. right now wusa9.com you can see how they want to make ends meet. watch peggy fox's report by going to the virginia news page. >>> usually police are yanking the drugs off the streets, but last night, a seasoned detective introduced the secrets of the drug trade to the northwest neighborhood of columbia heights. brittany morehouse reports that police are hoping their drug lessons will stop crime. >> we will start talking about heroin. >> reporter: a two-hour lesson about the drug trade secrets from crack to pot. >> this is one ounce. one ounce of marijuana will cost $125. >> reporter: even house hold dangers of prescription drug and inhall atlantas. >> anyone know what stepped on means. >> reporter: there is nothing this narcotickic investigator won't share including a new trend involving pcp. >> people are dipping cigarettes in to pcp. he talks about the economics of drug dealing, as well. that is something we can relate to. most people understand business. >> reporter: the business includes all kinds of tools one may not perhaps identity with narcotics. detective washingt
'll be right back. >>> i'm peggy fox with the momslikemy.com spotlight. we have events going on in our area. we have liz from "washington family magazine" here with us. >> thank you for having me. >> you have seen one of these? >> yes. i have seen peter and the wolf at the stage this past saturday. >> i love imagination stage in bethesda. >> it was cute. every kid in the audience was laughing the whole time. it is recommended for ages 5 and up. everyone was having a great time. >> we have a couple of pictures here. a good time? >> yes. you know, all the actors were spirited and had a great presence. >> the tickets are $10 up to $21? >> yes. >> every seat is a good seat. >> definitely not in the nose bleed seats. it is a small theater. little kids are involved. the best thing about it is they have to have a cafe and they have intermission. it is not a long show. >> it is a great way to introduce your kids to theater. don't they interact with the kids? >> not during this particular production. >> big apple. there isthe big apple circus. you have to take your kids to see this. it is out at leesbu
. in fredericksburg, peggy fox, 9 news now. >> another job fair at mary washington college is planned for this summer. >>> time to check on the evening rush. patranya bhoolsuwan is in the traffic center. we know when it is raining it is tough but smooth sailing on 270, huh? >> we saw big delay due to an accident on route 80. but right now things are looking good from clarksburg to route 80. word of another crash on falls road. watch for that if you are heading that way. virginia drivers right now dealing with delays from nutley past vienna to 123. if you are heading home or out for the night factor in extra time to get through that route. 395 looking good. no delays here. everyone is up to speed. that's looking nice on 395 all the way to the mixing bowl. as for public transit, metro and vre looking good but marc has delays on the brunswick line, 35 minutes late right now. that's a look at traffic. back to you. >>> today was a drag of the beautiful weekend but we can enjoy the benefits of that warm weather. the national parks service is moving up the prediction for the peak cherry blossom blooms. say
the classrooms. peggy fox breaks it down. >> reporter: in a 2-- in a $2.2 billion budget, fairfax county schools should be able to make necessary cuts. according to mark, the president of the fairfax county federation of teachers. >> we should cut bureaucracy before we cut the educational programs that will hurt the children. >> reporter: he has identified $145 million in cuts that don't get rid of the language areas, the strings, or increase the class sizes. they do get rid of administrators. >> do we want the kids to be able to read and write or do we want them to have blackberries? >> reporter: that would save about $1 million. his biggest savings, $40 million, comes from a 10% cut to central administration, including facilities and transportation. but a official pta president said that would affect children. >> you're cutting $3 million out of the electricity budget that's provided to all of our schools. and we crust can't have kids learning in the dark. >> and we are very efficient, very effective. especially off the staff already. could we be a little better? of course, we always want to w
spotlight, we are talking about toys and not just any toy, green toys. peggy fox joins us to explain. >> reporter: we are all looking for ways to live more eco friendly including the toys we buy. we many is amy bevans with washington magazine with some samples. >> if you are looking for it to be eco friendly, greening your child's toy become is a way to go. i bought a few things to help with that. go for organic and nontoxic. look for things with soy inks and plant-based dyes. this is an eco trivia game that gives you tips to be green and the materials are made with soy inks and biodegradable material so when you are done it is earth friendly. >> you can learn a lot, too. >> quote get the family talking. >> reporter: city blocks are nontoxic, untreated and all are equally balanced so you can make amazing creations while you are eco friendly. >> great. >> next is recycling. show your kids what you can make with all the things you are recycling. the green toys line of toys is made from 100% recycled plastic and is 100% recyclable. if you are looking to save forests, one thing is use wo
. the biggest controversy involves just how long the school year should last. peggy fox has more. >> it's been a tough school year for parents with so many snow days, and then the superintendent recommended adding hours to each school day to make up for those days. >> children wouldn't be getting out until 4:45 and they would be entering rush hour. >> school board members received hundreds of e-mails against that proposal. so now they are looking at adding days to the end of the calendar, which is exactly what the board voted to do and says it will do on its website. school board chairman, kathy smith, says that's what she wants to do. >> it's a responsibility to protect children. i think people lose the fact that after we missed five days, every other day gets forgiven. >> even though the plan to make up snow days season out website, the school board is planning a -- to forgive. so they ask for a one day waiver or a three day waiver? >> if you ask for one, they aren't going to give you three. oh, you asked for one, let me give you three. you can't get what you don't ask for. >> brad cen
. >>> i'm peggy fox. with a reality show with real-life consequences. who should the bachelor choose for his wife? sexy vienna? hear what jake has to say about choosing one of the two women by watching entertainment tonight's bachelor finale sneak peek. just go to momslikeme.com. and tell us what you think. i love economics study group. because every week, we start things off with ten dollar pizzas from pizza hut. yeah, it's insane. any pizza, any size, any crust, any topping is just ten dollars. meat lover's, supreme pan pizza...whatever we want. it's crazy. ♪ what's even crazier? ♪ i'm not even in economics this semester. [ male announcer ] right now, any pizza at pizza hut is just $10. any pizza, any size, any crust, and any toppings -- for only $10. only at your pizza hut. >>> some new additions at the national zoo. bill lee jean, a -- billy jean, a spectacle bear, giving birth to two cubs. no pictures of the newborn yet. but they are all toothless, blind, we're told. the zoo has set up the web cam. so you may see it. >>> the war vet says that the pet dog gave them a second c
in the classrooms, fewer law enforcements on the street. but it could have been worse. as peggy fox reported, some say they balanced the budget on the backs of the state of the employees. >> reporter: state employees and teachers who buy into virginia's retirement plan are worried about the legislature's decision to borrow from the plan. to a tune of $620 million. future employees will be asked to contribute more to their retirement and to retire later. and we are surrounded by a lot of influential businesses and corporations when teachers, they can't compete financially. it's disheartening. >> reporter: and they are also not getting the pay raises and they will need to take a furlough days. >> raising three children in one of the most expensive places in the country are very challenging on the teacher's salary. i think that they will need to look at the big picture on how they will affect the actual people that are preparing the leaders for tomorrow. you know, you can't prepare the leaders with that. >> there are a lot of unemployment people looking for work. i think that the people that do have
in classrooms and fewer law enforcement officers and while some say the cuts could have been worse, peggy fox tells us others feel the commonwealth's budget has been balanced on the backs of state employees. state employees and teachers who buy in to virginia's retirement plan are worried about the legislature's decision to borrow from the plan. to a tune of $620 million. future employees will be asked to contribute more to their retirement and to retire later. >> we are surrounded by a lot of very influential businesses and corporations when teachers can't compete financially it's disheartening. >> reporter: they are not getting pay raises and will have to take a furlough day. >> raising three children in one of the most expensive places in the country is very challenging on a teacher's salary and i think the legislature needs to look at the big picture and how does this affect the actual people who are preparing the leaders of tomorrow? you know, you can't, you can't prepare the leaders with mediocrity. >> there's a lot of unemployed people looking for work and people that have work are hap
the stolen hot rods that local police are asking for your help. >>> i'm peggy fox here at the world war ii memorial where tom hanks honoring the world war ii vets. we'll have the story coming up. >>> and at 5:30, is the government's safety agency responsible for regulating the lawmakers that are auto makers i should say? just a little too cozy with toyota. lawmakers want to know. they have launched a whole new rounds of the investigation. we'll be right back. >>> stocks closing higher on wall street. ending the day up 44 points to close at 10,611. and nasdaq jumped 10 points and s&p 500 jumped four points. >>> this is held at the va medical center on northwest washington. employers like the fda, sun trust bank, martin, and the essences all represented. >>> move over, bill gates. carlos slim is now the world's richest person. forbes magazine said that the mexican telecome tycoon is worth $545 billion. there are 11 billionaires in the world. 218 more than last year. >>> we have a consumer alert about gas prices that we could be paying about a dollar more this spring than last year. analysts
to think of having working carbon monoxide detectors. >>> i'm peggy fox in fairfax, at george mason university, like other universities in virginia there is a policy to protect homosexuals but the policy is under fire from the state attorney generals office. attorney general ken couch nelly has written a letter to state colleges and universities urging them to drop their land standing policies that protect against sexual orientation discrimination. they say state law does not protect. the aclu disagrees the ultimate message they are sending is it is okay to discriminate against face and lesbians. he is hiding it behind state authority but he is putting a stamp of approval on that prejudice. >> reporter: george mason hasn't yet decided to follow the advice. >> whatever we decide we will not discriminate against anyone no matter their sexual orientation. >> and the u.s. supreme court is getting involved in the legal fight over antigay protesters who have been demonstrating at military funerals. members of the kansas based west borough baptist church say their protests are protect by t
, inspiring. >> reporter: in fairfax, peggy fox, 9 news now. >> this was the fourth time the president visited george mason university. the first, three years ago just three weeks into his presidential campaign. the president said he didn't have a lot of money or staff back then and nobody could pronounce his name. the house was slated to vote on that bill sometime today. the fate of health care reform now depends on a few waiverring democrats and one of those at the type of this show's taping, freshman democrat conolly of northern virginia. he insists he's undecided about the current package. his office has been bombarded with phone calls and visits from people on both sides. >> reporter: jerry conolly is still wearing his st. patrick's day carnation and still working for the massive health care reform bill. he's one of just five democrats now who can decide the fate of a package that could shape the future of the obama presidency. >> my view, maybe because i'm new around here is naive, but my view you don't buy something sight unseen. >> reporter: a handful of protesters pushing him to vote
. in fredericksburg, peggy fox, 9 news now. >> another job fair is planned at mary washington college for this summer. >>> from the first local station with news in high definition, this is 9 news now. >>> good morning. i'm andrea roane. devondevon lucie is in for howard bernstein and angie goff
. welcome back i'm peggy fox. thank you so much for joining us. angie with traffic in a moment. but first howard. >>> rain is moving in slowly. pieces of it here. a couple offsprings is what we will -- a couple of sprinkles is what we will see tomorrow. the rain gear needed tomorrow afternoon and evening. hang on to it throughout the weekend it will not be that pretty of a weekend. but the home garden show is kicking up here. something to think about as we head to spring. the spring showers. big storm to the north and west of us. heavy showers and storms across alabama. that's a tough ride atlanta, heartsfield, you will have issues. around here, light sprinkles across parts of virginia right now. a lot of it is not reaching the ground. i think the bark here certainly worse than the bite. the temperatures, cold spots spots in the upper 30s. in cumberland -- 37 in cumberland. and lewann checking in with 37. we will be in the 50s again by 9:00. 60 this afternoon. possibly the low to mid-60s. it's 5:29. >>> angie.gov. you can con -- angie goff. >> you can connect with us on twitter and facebo
got to see this video. >>> i'm peggy fox with momslikeme.com. the movie, eat, pray, love, based on the best selling love and now stars julia roberts is coming out. moms are planning parties for the event. have you read the book and will you see the movie? check out our video trailer and tell us how the book touched you and if you'll see the movie. it's all on momslikeme.com. >>> caught on tape. a babysitter says she beat an 11 month old in her care because she was angry at his parents. this may be tough for you to watch. that's according to an arrest report in jacksonville, florida. the parents say they installed a camera after noticing a black eye on their son. >>> also, an accident involving a texas trooper dash cam video shows the officer whipping a u turn and trying to catch up to a speeding vehicle. police are evaluating whether the officer followed proper procedures in this chase. >> and this is just some incredible video from the uk where a woman's car was pushed along at speeds of 60 miles an hour. the vehicle was stuck under the bumper of an 18 wheel tanker truck. the
with that story as well. >>> i'm peggy fox with momslikeme.com. if you are in the market to buy toys, you know to stay away from lead. you can find eco friendly toys. you can check out and see what green toys are and watch our interview with a toy expert on momslikeme.com. gÑÑÑññ [ crowd cheering ] male announcer ] competition... it pushes us to work harder. to be better. to win. but sometimes even rivals realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ >>> four workers are now back on solid ground. they got stuck on a drawbridge this morning. the men were making repairs to the bridge when it got stuck in the upright position. they were way up there. no reports of injuries, they are okay. >> a man in a wheelchair is attacked and caught on tape. they are looking for another, after this happened last night in australia. investigators say the pair cornered this man in an elevator and beat him up and took his
'm peggy fox with momslikeme.com. we have things to do sen and places to see. ben's chili bowl, cici's pizza, outlet shopping, safeway and what are your favorite places around town? find out the top picks from other moms and shares yours on- line at momslikeme.com. >>> a look at an organization working to pro text and inspire hundreds of kids. why would busy professionals take hours out of their weekly schedule to play part-time teacher to kids they don't even know? in hero central report we find out the answer, it is called for the love of children. >> she was a young girl who was really at a cross roads. >> reporter: you could say tim payne wears his heart on his sleeve or rather this office wall. >> he was a kindergartener in our program and he came not understanding any of the sounds or letters. >> reporter: ten years ago, payne was a for the love of children volunteer and now he is the executive director presiding over hundreds of volunteer tutors, boosting student learning skills through testing an teaching an organized curriculum. >> our goal is to catch them early and ensure
'm peggy fox. andrea is off today. we have a couple of springs around that morning, -- of sprinkles around this morning. we will have more rain into the next few days. all the moisture from the middle of the country is headed this way. bringing the tornado into western ohio on monday. calm of pieces of moisture coming towards us. one right now throwing light sprinkles to the west and northwest of town right now. the park baa worse than the bite on the radar -- the bark is worse than the bite on the radar. sprinkles over the next few hours. 39 in andrews to 45 in leesburg and haggerstown. we will be 60 or better for the afternoon. angie. >>> 270 southbound, we are problems. let me lay them out for you. first the ax the route 80. better news, it's to the right shoulder. however, it's slow approaching the scene. main delays 118 to german town road, and then more crash activity near this exit, tuckerman lane. drivers losing the senter lane because of it a couple of things tieing it out there to avoid. out on the baltimore, washington parkway at 95, no problems out of baltimore to go from 198 t
. teachers say that's a bad idea naturally. peggy fox, 9 news now. >> what kinds of programs do you think should be cut at your child's school and what should be kept at all costs. join the conversation at moms like me.com. >>> it is 6:15. >>> here's what is in the news now. in two hours voting begins in texas, the hottest race, the republican gubernatorial primary. perry is fighting off a challenge from hutchenson and another candidate. >>> the governor of new york says he will not resign. patterson is accused of witness tampering in a case involving an aide. patterson said he will not run for re-election this year. >>> they are not taking any chances along the red river. people in north dakota and minnesota are filling sandbags now, just in case the flooding. floods last year devastated river side homes. >>> watching a potential winter storm for us. right now it is expected to stay south and east enough we will have only minor problems but the way things are developing i don't know if that will be the case. i think it may inch closer to us. >> i don't like that either. >> me either. we
at wusa9.com, see how they want to make ends meet. you can watch peggy fox's report by going to the virginia news page. >>> there's one week left for people living in a condo complex in adelphi, maryland. they could be out on the street because of an unpaid water bill. the bill, a quarter million dollars. the condo association failed to pay it. some residents tell us they paid their condo fees. others haven't. if that bill is not paid, wssc will shut down the water forcing everyone to move out. >> don't know where we will go. i have animals that i just can't get rid of. >> the condo association has hired a new lawyer and management company to try to work out a solution with the wssc. >>> time is 6:06. jessica doyle is back with another "living $mart" report. and from what i understand you have good news about housing prices. we like that. >> we want good news. this is especially good for people looking to sell their homes. buying not so much. we are seeing prices creep higher. here's the numbers. in an area including fairfax, arlington county and fairfax, alexandria and falls
veterans visited their memorial on thursday. peggy fox was there alongside tom hanks and steven spielberg. >> i saw some of them with red eye wet eyes and made my eyes wet. what else can i tell you, that's how it felt. >> he got emotional as he stood in front of veterans at the world war i-i memorial today. he and tom hanks who produced the band of brothers, a show about a company of fighting in the european theater have come out with a series about the war in the pacific. steelberg's father and uncle both fought in the pacific and urged him to tell the story. >> the war ended in europe. it did not end in japan. we were losing tens of thousands of boys every couple of months and it was a war that was accelerating not decelerating. >> as late as of july of 1945, nobody on the planet earth knew how much longer this horrible death was going to go on. it was a huge big question mark. >> the memorial was dedicated in 2004. they have been bringing veterans here to see their memorial. today's 250 vets all fought in the pacific. edward served on the uss helena in pear harbor. >> jap planes attack
, a driver takes a shot at a police officer. >>> i'm peggy fox with momslikeme.com. learn to save hundreds of dollars by fixing that leak sigh faucet -- that leaking faucet yourself. come to a free short course at michael and son in alexandria. it's easy to get to. get directions and defails on --detailsonmomslikeme.com. you'll be able to get the basic directions on momslikeme.com. i love economics study group. because every week, we start things off with ten dollar pizzas from pizza hut. yeah, it's insane. any pizza, any size, any crust, any topping is just ten dollars. meat lover's, supreme pan pizza...whatever we want. it's crazy. ♪ what's even crazier? ♪ i'm not even in economics this semester. [ male announcer ] right now, any pizza at pizza hut is just $10. any pizza, any size, any crust, and any toppings -- for only $10. only at your pizza hut. but they also need vitamin d to help absorb calcium. with yoplait kids, trix yogurt and go-gurt, they get both. yoplait, the one for kids. go-gurt is specially made to freeze and thaw by lunch time? so kids can have their favorite yogurt
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